For those cohabitating with a significant other for the first time, it’s important to establish your interior’s identity that best reflects you as a couple. This can be easily accomplished if you’re on the same page about design – you’re both modernists or farmhouse fans or art deco-philes – but what happens when you’re not? How do you marry one’s preference for LA boho with the other’s passion for Scandinavian simplicity? Dwayne suggests finding the commonalities between your styles to inform the big decisions like your palette (see above) and big purchases like the family room sofa. For example, both boho and Scandi incorporate warm neutrals and organic elements. There are fundamental commonalities between many design styles, work together to tease out the parts you both appreciate.